Money Milestones

Money Milestones

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How to Rebound From 3 Money Setback Scenarios 4

On this site, I talk a lot about money milestones and achieving various financial goals. From building up an emergency fund to saving for retirement, these are all worthwhile and important topics that can make a huge difference in one’s fiscal life. However, I recently realized that, while I’ve spoken...

A Financial Education: Student Finance and Why #FinHealthMatters 6

There's no question that student loan debt has been a major problem for the Millennial generation and beyond. While much has been made about the loans themselves, it's also important to focus on what students should be learning about personal finance and why #FinHealthMatters.

5 Tax Time Retirement Savings Options You Should Know About 6

With Tax Day 2018 just around the corner, now is the perfect time to consider your retirement savings options. In fact, in some cases, there may still be time to take advantage of the tax benefits these accounts offer in a bid to reduce your 2017 tax bill.

As Your Savings Grows, What Should You Do With Your Extra Cash?

In your life, there are many "money milestones" that you may encounter as you work, save, and spend. Incidentally, some of these will be less pronounced and obvious than others. Case in point, I've recently come across a milestone that managed to creep up on me: having a surplus of...

Emergency Funds: Why You Need One and How You Can Build One

When we think about money milestones, they're often exciting events such as buying a car or a home. However, one of the biggest money milestones that everyone should strive for might not be very exciting but it could be vital: having an emergency fund. In fact, I'd argue that you...

What to Consider When Deciding to Buy a Vehicle

Regardless of how old you are, buying a car is a big deal. Because of this, it’s important to think through every aspect of the process in order to make the best decision possible. Whether you end up running the numbers and getting a great deal or end up determining that now might not be the best time for you to buy, this thoughtful approach to car buying can go a long way.